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City of Philadelphia

Drop-in Programs

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation offers many amenities and programs that are open to anyone. Here are just a few drop-in opportunities that we offer.

Teen Centers

The Teen Centers provide a wide range of recreation and social programs for youth, ages 13 to 18. They offer educational and cultural programs, youth development training, mentoring workshops and job readiness courses, in addition to the sports and fitness programs offered at other recreation facilities. Outreach services are also provided to recruit and engage youth in the community who may be at risk.
Some teen center amenities and events include:
  • Pool tables, TVs, computers and video games
  • Educational programs, including GED classes and mentoring
  • Cultural activities, including photography, ceramics and jewelry-making
  • Movie nights and social events
  • Sports, including basketball, volleyball, soccer and co-ed leagues
  • Special events

Contact a facility below for more details.

Disston Recreation Center

4423 Longshore Avenue, 19135

Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center

8500 Pickering Ave., 19150
Pickering and Gowen Sts.

Feltonville Recreation Center

231-37 E. Wyoming Ave.
Ella and Wyoming

M.L. King Recreation Center

2101-35 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, 19121

Kingsessing Recreation Center

4901 Kingsessing Ave.

Lawncrest Recreation Center

6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111
Rising Sun & Comly

McVeigh Recreation Center

400-64 E. Ontario St., 19134
D St. & Ontario Ave.

Murphy Recreation Center

300 Shunk Street, 19148

Francis Myers Recreation Center

5800 Chester Ave., 19148
58th Street & Kingsessing Ave.

Rivera Recreation Center

3201 N. 5th Street, 19140
5th & Allegheny

Shepard Recreation Center

5700 Haverford Ave., 19131

Simons Recreation Center

7200 Woolston Ave., 19138
Walnut Lane & Woolston Ave

Vare Recreation Center

2600 Morris Street, 19106